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  • Muqabla | Maharashtra floods: Nature

    Muqabla | Maharashtra floods: Nature's fury or lackadaisical approach?

    Jul 24, 2021, 08:44 PM IST

    Same story every year. Maharashtra is witnessing the wrath of nature as many villages are flooded and a total of 138 lives have been lost till now. Though Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday visited the affected areas, politics seems to be taking its own course in the state. While the BJP is constantly attacking the Shiv Sena-led MVA government for its delayed response, it is still to be ascertained that who is to be held accountable for the devastation. Our panelists discuss the same in this episode of Muqabla with Pankaj Bhargava.

  • Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Maharashtra, 129 dead in rain-related incidents in 48 hours

    Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Maharashtra, 129 dead in rain-related incidents in 48 hours

    Jul 24, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

    As many as 129 people have died in rain-related incidents, including multiple landslides, in Maharashtra over the last two days, while 84,452 people under the Pune division were shifted to safer places on Friday as heavy showers continued to wreak havoc in the state.

  • Top 9 News: 129 people have died in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra over the last two days

    Top 9 News: 129 people have died in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra over the last two days

    Jul 24, 2021, 09:55 AM IST

    As many as 129 people have died in rain-related incidents, including multiple landslides, in Maharashtra over the last two days, while 84,452 people under the Pune division were shifted to safer places on Friday as heavy showers continued to wreak havoc in the state.

  • Visuals of  devastation in Konkan, Maharashtra due to flood, landslide, rains

    Visuals of devastation in Konkan, Maharashtra due to flood, landslide, rains

    Jul 23, 2021, 10:11 PM IST

    The Maharashtra government on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the kin of people who have died in landslides triggered by heavy rains in different parts of the state. A statement from the Chief Minister's Office here said, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who announced the financial assistance, also expressed grief over the loss of lives.

  • Maharashtra Floods: Death toll touches 57 in state, PM declares 2L ex-gratia for Raigad victims

    Maharashtra Floods: Death toll touches 57 in state, PM declares 2L ex-gratia for Raigad victims' Kin

    Jul 23, 2021, 05:54 PM IST

    Heavy rains lashed most parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Konkan, Kolhapur, and other districts of the state. Four landslides were reported in Raigad late Thursday night. PM Modi has annouced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the next of kin of those who died in Raigad due to landslides.

  • Ground Report | Scenes of destruction after flash floods in Dharamshala

    Ground Report | Scenes of destruction after flash floods in Dharamshala's Kangra

    Jul 13, 2021, 04:39 PM IST

    Two persons went reportedly missing in Kangra district after incessant rains caused flash floods in Dharamshala. Due to heavy rains, the water level in Manjhi River drastically rose damaging several shops and houses in the Chetru village in Dharamshala.

  • NDRF launches rescue operations in Kangra; fresh landslide blocks roadway in Uttarkashi

    NDRF launches rescue operations in Kangra; fresh landslide blocks roadway in Uttarkashi

    Jul 13, 2021, 12:16 PM IST

    A day after the flash floods, Dharamshala and surrounding areas are trying to limp back to normalcy. While the officials have sounded alert for the next five days, efforts are on to clear up the blocked roadways and clogged streets after the mud gushed into the town following the non-stop Monsoon rains.

  • Jammu-Kashmir: Cloudburst in Ganderbal triggers flash floods

    Jammu-Kashmir: Cloudburst in Ganderbal triggers flash floods

    Jul 12, 2021, 03:47 PM IST

    A cloudburst over Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir damaged the highway, caused damage to residential properties, and triggered flash floods in the area, officials said on Monday.

  • Jhumi River swells, villages submerge in WB

    Jhumi River swells, villages submerge in WB

    Jun 23, 2021, 10:02 AM IST

    Heavy rain caused flood in several rural areas of Bengal's West Midnapore. Jhumi River has swollen after downpour. People were seen using canoe for movement. "There is no drinking water here, lower areas are facing electricity cuts, flood has created a big problem to us," a local told ANI.

  • Top 9 News: Flash floods kill 7 people, several missing in Nepal

    Top 9 News: Flash floods kill 7 people, several missing in Nepal

    Jun 17, 2021, 09:58 AM IST

    Nepal and Bhutan have been lashed by heavy rains in the last three days as the annual monsoon season beings.

  • Rhino calves rescued during floods released back into wild

    Rhino calves rescued during floods released back into wild

    Apr 10, 2021, 02:44 PM IST

    Two females and a male rhino calves rescued during the 2019 floods to go a step closer to the wild. Calves were rescued by Assam Forest Department (AFD) and the IFAW- WTI vets from Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) from Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve. All three will undergo health check-ups and marking before being shifted to national park.

  • Villagers of Jorhat express their plight due to regular floods

    Villagers of Jorhat express their plight due to regular floods

    Mar 25, 2021, 10:37 AM IST

    Every year, villages in Assam battle with flood and its repercussions, hundreds of people are forced to leave their house and stay on roads.

  • After flash floods, newly-built Bailey bridge readied in Chamoli

    After flash floods, newly-built Bailey bridge readied in Chamoli

    Mar 05, 2021, 04:50 PM IST

    A new 200m-long Bailey bridge has been built in place of 90m-long bridge that was washed away on February 7 in Raini village during flash floods. "It'll be open for transportation at 2 pm today.

  • Special News| Four bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel

    Special News| Four bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel

    Feb 14, 2021, 04:14 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: The four bodies were recovered hours after rescue team successfully drilled a 12-metre-long hole of 75 mm diameter in the intake adit tunnel.

  • Uttarakhand disaster: Flash floods caused due to hanging glacier collapse, says scientist

    Uttarakhand disaster: Flash floods caused due to hanging glacier collapse, says scientist

    Feb 10, 2021, 11:11 AM IST

    The flash floods that hit parts of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district two days ago was due to the collapse of a hanging glacier. A hanging glacier is a body of ice that breaks off abruptly at the edge of a precipice or steep slope.

  • Haqiqat Kya Hai | Uttarakhand Disaster: Dozens missing after dam collapses

    Haqiqat Kya Hai | Uttarakhand Disaster: Dozens missing after dam collapses

    Feb 09, 2021, 09:42 PM IST

    A massive glacier breach in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district caused flash floods in the Dhauli Ganga river, causing large-scale devastation in the upper reaches of the ecological fragile Himalayas. As per reports, a part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli leading to wide-spread devastation.

  • Operation to rescue 30-40 people trapped in Uttarakhand

    Operation to rescue 30-40 people trapped in Uttarakhand's Tapovan tunnel underway

    Feb 08, 2021, 12:59 PM IST

    A multi-agency operation to rescue an estimated 34 people trapped inside a big tunnel at Tapovan was carried out overnight after a glacier burst-triggered deluge killed 10 people in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district while around 203 are missing.

  • Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: 15 dead, over 170 missing

    Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: 15 dead, over 170 missing

    Feb 08, 2021, 06:47 AM IST

    A massive glacier breach in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district caused flash floods in the Dhauli Ganga river, causing large-scale devastation in the upper reaches of the ecological fragile Himalayas. As per reports, a part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli leading to wide-spread devastation. Rescue operations continue.

  • Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: 10 dead, over 170 missing, rescue continues

    Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: 10 dead, over 170 missing, rescue continues

    Feb 07, 2021, 11:50 PM IST

    All the specialised personnel who were airlifted from Delhi have reached Dehradun. The airlifting of these personnel from Dehradun onwards to the affected areas will start at 6:45 am tomorrow, says Indian Air Force PRO Wing Commander Indranil Nandi.

  • Uttarakhand Glacier Burst | CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased

    Uttarakhand Glacier Burst | CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased

    Feb 07, 2021, 07:07 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi assured all possible help, he called twice. I also got calls from Home Minister Amit Shah and President Ram Nath Kovind: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

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